Making Strides Walk

Take that step at the American Cancer Society Making Strides of Richmond walk. You can help bring a lifetime of change for people facing breast cancer and their families.

Breast Cancer Awareness Event

In the U.S., BREAST CANCER is the MOST COMMON form of CANCER found in WOMEN. OCTOBER is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Wondering what you can do to RAISE AWARENESS and HELP OTHERS? October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we want to help spread the word about early detection and prevention! Did you know […]

FALL BRAzaar: Uptown Alley

Now in its fourth year, the Fall BRAzaar brings together healthcare providers, cancer care agencies, support groups, holistic and nutrition experts to provide free information in a fun atmosphere. Vendors will exhibit arts and crafts, home goods, beauty and body care items. Entertainment will be provided by No Last Names, Matt Via, Red Reign, Rich Moore, […]

Support Your Girls


Come help support the fight against breast cancer.   Visit for more info!

Debunking the Myths of Mammography


Women’s breasts are always changing. They change during the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, breastfeeding and menopause. Many lumps, tenderness and other changes are benign, normal and simply the result of these hormonal changes. Along with these normal changes, problems can arise. It is important for you to be aware of any changes in your breasts. Tools […]

Early Detection is the Best Medicine


By Guest Author: Susan Uhle, NP – Richmond Surgical Early detection is currently the cornerstone of our arsenal in the war against Breast Cancer.  This is accomplished through Mammographic Screening, and, at times, other imaging methods such as Ultrasound and Breast MRI.   Findings from Mammography can lead to Needle Biopsy, where results can range from benign, […]

Should They Stay or Should They Go?


My mother is a breast cancer survivor. Her cancer was removed via lumpectomy. My aunt is a breast cancer survivor. Her cancer was removed via a radical double mastectomy. My grandmother had breast cancer. She did not survive. Angelina Jolie, fully in love with her man and their children, believing an ounce of prevention worth […]

Richard & Sherry Sharp Open Their Gardens for the Garden Tea Party May 13


Sweet Monday Garden Tea God makes the seed grow. 1 Cor. 3:7b May 13, 2013 Time:  4-6 p.m. Sweet Monday after Mother’s Day – Tour the gardens at the home of Richard & Sherry Sharp 501 Rivergate Drive Richmond, VA 23238 Richmond’s first-ever Sweet Monday Garden Tea will be held May 13, 2013 in Richmond, Virginia on the beautiful grounds […]

Postpartum Rehabilitation: Supporting the Well-being of the Mother and Child

Jane and friend- New Zealand

Every mother knows that having a child changes you:  physically, mentally, and socially.  What I didn’t realize was how poorly our country compares to others in helping its new mothers adapt to these changes.  This summer I flew to New Zealand to visit my best friend and her new baby.  Having a two-year old myself, […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Learn More About Breast Self-Awareness

Virginia Womens Center

Just like all aspects of your health, education and regular preventative check-ups can help keep you informed and engaged in your care. However, it’s also important that you pay close attention to your own body so that you can know what is normal for you and seek medical care when your health changes and is no […]